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  • 'Someone Marry Barry' to Hit Theaters and VOD on Eve of Valentine's Day

    Digital distributor FilmBuff will release Rob Pearlstein's romantic comedy "Someone Marry Barry" in theaters and on VOD on Feb. 13, the day before Valentine's Day. The film follows a trio of childhood friends who scheme to find a wife for their...
  • Review: 'A Touch of Sin' shows how greed undermines Chinese society

    Review: 'A Touch of Sin' shows how greed undermines Chinese society
    Although no one knows if former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping did say "To get rich is glorious," that sentiment has certainly taken hold in China. But what happens to a society when an unregulated drive for personal wealth upends traditional norms? What...
  • 'Zoran' Kicks Off Zagreb Fest

    ZAGREB -- Croatia's Zagreb Film Festival, one of the leading fests in the Balkans, raised its curtains Sunday with a screening of Italian-Slovenian comedy-drama "Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot!" Matteo Oleotto presented his feature helming debut, which won...
  • Venice Film Festival 2013 trailers

     
    The 70th Venice Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with a screening of 3-D space odyssey "Gravity." Oscar-winning director Bernardo Bertolucci is this year's jury president. Awards to be handed out include the Golden Lion for best film, Silver Lion for...
  • Toronto: Tom Hardy's 'Locke' Locks North American Distribution

    A24 has acquired North American rights to Steven Knight's "Locke," starring Tom Hardy, following its first screening for buyers at the Toronto Film Festival. It's the first major acquisition announced at Toronto. The IM Global drama, which had its world...
  • Errol Flynn's final days chronicled in 'Last of Robin Hood'

    Errol Flynn's final days chronicled in 'Last of Robin Hood'
    Joan Crawford once described Errol Flynn as "the most beautiful man who ever lived." But that was when Flynn was the charming, dashing and devilishly handsome star of such Warner Bros. swashbucklers as 1935's "Captain Blood," 1938's "The Adventures of...
  • Venice: Gianfranco Rosi's 'Sacro GRA' Tops Film Festival

    VENICE - Italo helmer Gianfranco Rosi's docu about the ring road around Rome, "Sacro GRA," is the winner of the 70th Venice Film Festival. Below is a list of Venice competition winners plus the winner of the Lion of The Future winner for best first work....
  • Italian documentary 'Sacro GRA' wins top Venice Film Festival award

    In a night of unexpected winners, Italian documentarian Gianfranco Rosi's study of the denizens of a famous highway circling Rome, "Sacro GRA," was awarded the Venice Film Festival's highest honor, the Golden Lion Award, Saturday. The Silver Lion Award,...
  • Toronto: Christopher Plummer Joins 'The Forger' Opposite John Travolta

    Christopher Plummer has joined the cast of heist movie "The Forger" opposite John Travolta and "Mud" thesp Tye Sheridan with shooting set to start in October in Boston. Sheridan won the new young actor award Saturday at the Venice Film Festival for David...
  • Venice Film Festival top prize goes to documentary 'Sacro GRA'

     
    This was the first year that documentaries were included in the competition for the top honor and director Gianfranco Rosi calls winning the award "a breakthrough" for non-fiction films....
  • TIFF 2013: 'Railway Man,' 'Dallas Buyers Club' dark bookends for a day

    TIFF 2013: 'Railway Man,' 'Dallas Buyers Club' dark bookends for a day
    TORONTO -- As much as I love challenging films, I’m not sure I would recommend starting the day with “The Railway Man,” with Colin Firth as a British World War II vet suffering serious post traumatic stress disorder, and ending it at...